February 2017

Celebrate our school counselors!

by Lynn Fuini-Hetten on February 10, 2017

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National School Counseling Week 2017, “School Counseling: Helping Students Realize Their Potential,” will be celebrated from Feb. 6-10, 2017, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems.

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the impact school counselors make on students and programs.  We are proud of our school counselors and the work they do to help our students reach their potential.

Meet our counseling team!



Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 2.05.20 PMMrs. Shannon Stokes,

Western Elementary School Counselor

I have been working for STSD since 2012. I love being a school counselor because I get to work with every student in the building in a variety of settings–small group, classroom lessons, assemblies, and individual.





Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 1.45.51 PMMrs. Cyndee Hill-Boddie,
Harry S Truman School Counselor

I have been with STSD since 2011, and I absolutely love my job.  I get to know all of the students in our building by providing lessons in each classroom and helping kids in small groups or individually when they need that extra support.  Seeing how they change and grow from kindergarten to 5th grade has been a very rewarding experience for me.




Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 1.45.57 PMMr. Michael Anderson,

Salisbury High School Counselor  I began working at Salisbury High School in 2009.  I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Moravian College and my Masterof Education in Counseling and Human Services and Secondary School Counseling from Lehigh University.






Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 2.03.00 PMMrs. LeeAnn Kriner,

Salisbury High School Counselor

This is my 13th year at SHS.  I believe it does “Take an entire village to raise a child.”  I am very happy to be part of this village!







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Mrs. Joy Wernick,

Salisbury High School Counselor

This is my second year working for the district and my first year working at SHS. I love being a school counselor because I get to be an advocate for my students. I believe strongly in the importance of students having someone at school who will listen and support them and I’m happy to play that role.





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Mr. Michael Dorward,

Salisbury Middle School Counselor 

Over the past 15+ years in the Salisbury Township School School District, I have had the distinct pleasure of watching our students grow and change in a supportive academic environment. As a School Counselor, I am afforded the unique and rewarding opportunity to play an integral role during this critical period in a child’s life.

Thank a school counselor today!

Highlights from the press conference on school funding

by Randy Ziegenfuss on February 5, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-02-05 at 4.16.35 PMOn February 1,  our Business Administrator, Mr. Robert Bruchak, and I had the opportunity to speak about school funding at a local press conference hosted by the district. The press conference was organized by Dr. Tom Seidenberger and Sandra Miller, Circuit Riders with The Campaign for Fair Education Funding. The panel of speakers also included:

  • Stacey Gober, Chief Financial Officer, Bethlehem Area School District
  • John Vignone, Director of Business Administration, Parkland School District
  • Dennis Kergick, Superintendent, Panther Valley School District
  • Dr. Linda Stubits, Board Member, Nazareth Area School District

Learn more about what was shared by accessing the reports from Salisbury Press, Channel 69 News and Lehigh Valley Live.